Tuesday, 3rd March 2015
Indonesia Top News
  • Aprindo urges Jokowi to focus on connectivity project

    1st March 2015
    The head of the Western Region (Medan-Lampung) chapter of the Indonesian Association of Retailers, Hasanuri Jr, has urged President Joko Widodo to focus on a number of projects to improve connectivity between regions in ...

  • Ukrainian journalist killed in shelling despite ceasefire

    1st March 2015
    Serhiy Nikolayev, a Ukrainian journalist, was killed by shelling in east Ukraine on Saturday, his newspaper said, even as the Ukrainian military reported a significant drop in rebel attacks, boosting hopes for a two-week-old ...

  • S. Korea`s Park urges Japan to apologise to "comfort women"

    1st March 2015
    South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Sunday repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologise to former wartime sex slaves, warning that "time is running out" for Tokyo. Mainstream historians say up to 200,000 women, ...

  • Bali Travel Fair to invite cruise travel agents

    1st March 2015
    The organizing committee of "Bali Beyond and Travel Fair" (BBTF) 2015 will invite cruise travel agents to take part in the event to be held in Bali, in June 2015. "We still have three months. They might come because cruise ...

  • Pro-Jokowi supports Jakarta Governor`s move

    1st March 2015
    The Pro-Jokowi (Projo) mass organization has expressed support to Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama decision to report alleged corruption case in the regional budget 2015 to the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). ...

  • 85 Sri Lankan Immigrants Detained in Medan
    1st March 2015
    As many as 85 Sri Lankan nationals are being detained in an Immigrant Detention House of Medan, Belawan, North Sumatra, for trespassing Indonesian territory without any legal documents and passports. "The detained foreign ...
  • Indonesia Preparing To Evacuate Citizens From Yemen
    1st March 2015
    Following an escalation in violence in Yemens northern regions, Indonesia has decided to keep its embassy in Sanaa open, but is preparing to evacuate its citizens from the Arab country. However, the embassies of many ...
  • Palestinian Fashion Designer in Gaza Dreams of Exporting Products
    1st March 2015
    Palestinian Nermine Dimiati, 28-year- old fashion designer of Gaza, was wholly engaged in her little atelier in the city, scissoring colorful pieces of cloths and fabrics trying to turn it into fashionable garments and womens ...
  • Flash Flood Inundates Kampung Pulo, East Jakarta
    1st March 2015
    Flash flood inundated six neighborhood units in Kampung Pulo, Jatinagara sub-district, East Jakarta, at height of up to 150 cm. "A number of houses are flooded, but there are no evacuees," Head of the Jakarta Disaster ...
  • President suspects certain parties of exploiting rice supplies
    1st March 2015
    President Joko Widodo suspects that certain parties wish to take advantage of the rice distribution system to force the government to import rice. "My feeling is that certain quarters are doing this with the aim of forcing ...